London Drizzle

Cranberry Fizz

Cranberry Fizz


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • ½ orange cut into slices
  • 1 ½ cups London Drizzle gin 
  • 1 cup chilled Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer 
  • Candied Cranberries
  • 4 mint sprigs


  • Bring sugar and water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; measure one cup of syrup
  • Heat the syrup to a boil and then reduce heat to medium. Add the cranberries and simmer for 2-3 minutes until they just begin to burst. Remove from heat and let cool completely in the cranberry syrup.
  • Reserve 3 of the candied cranberries per cocktail for garnish and set aside.
  • Place 2 Tablespoons drained cranberries and 6 Tablespoons cranberry syrup in a large pitcher; add the lemon wedges and orange slices.
  • Using a muddler or wooden spoon, vigorously mash the fruit.
  • Stir in gin and let steep for at least 5 minutes.
  • Strain into a medium pitcher.
  • Fill 4 glasses with crushed ice and 1/4 cup ginger beer or ginger ale.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and then pour half the cranberry mixture into the shaker and shake vigorously for 10 seconds, strain liquid into two glasses. Repeat.
  • Mound additional ice on top of each glass and garnish with the candied cranberries and a mint sprig

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